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Yahle was 38 when he died.

His badge, No. 163, was officially retired from duty.

Yahle had been injured along with five other firefighters in an explosion at 10 Simms St. several days before his death. Even though he appeared to be recovering, he died unexpectedly from a clot that cut the flow of blood to his heart.

Patrick Yahle had been honored numerous times during his years with the fire department and was presented the prestigious 100 Club Outstanding Service Award for rescuing a child from a burning building in 1981. In 1983 he was honored for his rescue work during a devastating fire at the old Travel Master motel on W. First Street downtown. In 1986, he helped rescue three firefighters trapped in a collapsed building at 251 N. Main St. downtown.

Pat Yahle had been a sports star at Belmont High School during his school days. He was honored as an All-Ohio tackle for the football team, and in his senior year was selected one of the top 10 high school football players in the nation by Coach and Athletic Magazine. The No. 72 that Yahle wore when he played football for Belmont was officially retired when he graduated from high school in 1968. He accepted a football scholarship at Notre Dame, and then transferred home later to Wright State University, where he graduated magna cum laude with a bachelor’s degree in political science in 1973.
This is what Pat had told to Dale Huffman of the Dayton Daily News:

“It is a job where I know I can make a difference,” he said. “And it is a job that includes a lot more than just putting out fires. When we are on duty, we belong to the people. We are there for them, no matter what.”

And he added, “There is such a small margin between heroism and failure – between life and death. But we fight hard and pray for the best.”

CREDIT: JUDITH WOLERT-MALDONADO/DAYTON DAILY NEWS

 

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Police Officer William Steven Whalen
Dayton Police Department
Ohio
End of Watch: Friday, March 22, 1991

Biographical Info
Age: Not available
Tour of Duty: Not available
Badge Number: Not available

Incident Details
Cause of Death: Gunfire
Date of Incident: Friday, March 22, 1991
Weapon Used: Rifle; AR-15
Suspect Info: Sentenced to life

Officer Whalen was shot and killed while attempting to stop a vehicle wanted in connection with a shooting at a local hotel. As he attempted to stop the truck the driver opened the rear window and opened fire with an AR-15 rifle. Officer Whalen was able to return fire twice but was struck in the head and killed.

The suspect was apprehended and sentenced to life in prison.

Officer Whalen was survived by his parents.

 

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CHARLES GLENN MC INTOSH

Marine Corps – LCPL – E3

Age: 19
Race: Caucasian
Sex: Male
Date of Birth Nov 12, 1946
From: DAYTON, OH
Religion: PROTESTANT
Marital Status: Single

LCPL – E3 – Marine Corps – Regular

Length of service 1 years
Casualty was on Jul 24, 1966
In QUANG TRI, SOUTH VIETNAM
HOSTILE, GROUND CASUALTY
GUN, SMALL ARMS FIRE
Body was recovered

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LAWRENCE J STARK

Age: 21
Race: Caucasian
Sex: Male
Date of Birth Mar 7, 1946
From: DAYTON, OH
Religion: PROTESTANT
Marital Status: Married

WO – W1 – Army – Reserve

Length of service 0 years
His tour began on Aug 11, 1967
Casualty was on Oct 22, 1967
In PLEIKU, SOUTH VIETNAM
Non-Hostile, died missing, HELICOPTER – CREW
AIR LOSS, CRASH ON LAND
Body was recovered

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RONALD LEE BEST

Age: 20
Race: Caucasian
Sex: Male
Date of Birth Oct 27, 1947
From: DAYTON, OH
Religion: BAPTIST
Marital Status: Single

PFC – E3 – Army – Selective Service
1st Infantry Division

Length of service 0 years
His tour began on Mar 30, 1968
Casualty was on Jun 19, 1968
In BINH LONG, SOUTH VIETNAM
HOSTILE, GROUND CASUALTY
GUN, SMALL ARMS FIRE
Body was recovered

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DAVID MICHAEL HORN

Age: 19
Race: Caucasian
Sex: Male
Date of Birth Aug 3, 1947
From: DAYTON, OH
Religion: ROMAN CATHOLIC
Marital Status: Single

PFC – E3 – Army – Selective Service
4th Infantry Division

Length of service 0 years
His tour began on Apr 7, 1967
Casualty was on Jul 12, 1967
In PLEIKU, SOUTH VIETNAM
Hostile, died while missing, GROUND CASUALTY
GUN, SMALL ARMS FIRE
Body was recovered

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CHARLES GLENN MC INTOSH

Marine Corps – LCPL – E3

Age: 19
Race: Caucasian
Sex: Male
Date of Birth Nov 12, 1946
From: DAYTON, OH
Religion: PROTESTANT
Marital Status: Single

LCPL – E3 – Marine Corps – Regular

Length of service 1 years
Casualty was on Jul 24, 1966
In QUANG TRI, SOUTH VIETNAM
HOSTILE, GROUND CASUALTY
GUN, SMALL ARMS FIRE
Body was recovered

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DENNIS WAYNE LINVILLE
Marine Corps – PFC – E2

Age: 19
Race: Caucasian
Sex: Male
Date of Birth May 17, 1948
From: DAYTON, OH
Religion: PROTESTANT
Marital Status: Single

PFC – E2 – Marine Corps – Regular

Length of service 0 years
His tour began on Mar 10, 1968
Casualty was on Apr 16, 1968
In QUANG NAM, SOUTH VIETNAM
Hostile, died of wounds, GROUND CASUALTY
GUN, SMALL ARMS FIRE
Body was recovered

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